Pulitzer Winner to Deliver Constitution Day Lecture Sept. 20

Art Cullen, editor of the Storm Lake (Iowa) Times and winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing, will deliver the annual Constitution Day Lecture at Simpson College.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 in Hubbell Hall, located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Center. The talk is free, and the public is invited.

In awarding Cullen journalism’s highest honor, the Pulitzer Board cited his “editorials fueled by tenacious reporting, impressive expertise and engaging writing that successfully challenged powerful corporate agricultural interests in Iowa.”

Cullen will discuss the functions of community newspapers in a constitutional democracy during a time of highly divisive politics in Iowa and the nation.